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Why We Have Black History Month

Posted on the 01 February 2017 by Morage @kebmebms

Why We Have Black History Month
What it's like to be Black in America.

How segregated school districts 

keep black children in poverty


How Home Ownership Keeps 

Blacks Poorer Than Whites - Forbes


Black People More Likely to Be Stopped 

by Cops, Study Finds


Blacks Are Most Likely To Be 

Arrested By Police


Black people twice as likely to be charged with drugs

Black people six times more likely to face drug arrest


Study: Whites More Likely to Abuse Drugs Than Blacks


Whites deal more drugs, but 

blacks get arrested more often


Black People Are Way More Likely To Be Killed By Police Than Their White Peers: Study

Black Americans incarcerated five times 

more than white people


Nonwhites Are 2/3 of US Prisoners


Kristof: U.S. imprisons blacks at rates higher 

than South Africa


U.SImprisons More Blacks Than Apartheid South Africa


What part or parts of any of this seems remotely fair or just or right?
Keep in mind, too, this is just a small portion of all the many, many statistics on America, Americans and how Blacks are treated in our nation and have been since the nation's inception.
This isn't "Black History" so much as what has been going on for the past 300 years and what's still going on and why we need to change it. Why we need to change all of it.
Links:

Slavery by Another Name


From Slavery to Mass Incarceration, the Role of Prisons


'13TH' Argues Mass Incarceration Is An Extension Of Slavery


The Case for Reparations - The Atlantic


Separate, Unequal, and Ignored




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